Our expert team combines years of knowledge with a smart & modern approach to provide the best advice to our clients on family disputes, challenging or defending a Will and on negotiating settlements.


  • Our team has been built on years of knowledge and expertise led by Partner, Gilbert Nesbitt
  • We have over 40 years of Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) training
  • We advise individuals, couples, families, business owners and farmers on asset disputes
  • We advise on broken promises, failure to make adequate provision for dependents, undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity, improper Will execution, maladministration of an estate, disappointed beneficiary claims, removal of personal representatives and other contentious issues.
  • We will advise you on the chances of success, the risks involved and on negotiating compromise settlements
  • We adapt our service delivery to what suits you, acting for clients all across Northern Ireland expertly and efficiently

What We Do

  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) (NI) Order
  • Promissory Estoppel actions where someone has acted to their detriment on a promise
  • Correcting maladministration in an estate
  • Contesting a Will on undue influence, incapacity or improper execution grounds
  • Disappointed Beneficiary claims
  • Removal of Personal Representatives
  • Professional negligence of estate solicitors
  • Negotiating settlement resolutions
  • Defending actions against you

Get in touch

To find out more about how we can help you with your Contesting Wills query, please contact us.

How we work

  • Partner-led service to ensure the correct, strategic approach to instructions
  • Reliability & cost transparency
  • Professional & discreet service
  • Tailored approach for your circumstances
  • In-house taxation, property, company & commercial services
  • Established network of independent financial advisors, pension, business & property experts
  • Innovative & efficient service delivery through high-performing legal project management systems
  • We work smarter, we are open to taking a different approach which achieves better results for our clients